A pedestrian walking on Interstate 80 near Des Moines was hit and killed by a car early this morning.
The state patrol says the unidentified woman was walking in the traffic lane near mile marker 142 in Altoona when she was struck and killed around 4:15 a.m. No charges are filed against the motorist.
It’s the second time this month a woman has been hit and killed as she walked along a Des Moines metro area interstate. Thirty-eight-year-old Stephanie Waddell of Oskaloosa died on May 9th when she was hit along I-35 in West Des Moines.
This week, 19-year-old Frank Davidson of Earlham was arrested on multiple charges in Waddell’s death.